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CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
personal with one of the 21st centuries chief architects of american foreign policy. the leadership lecture series was established by ambassador xu cobb to commemorate her husband, chuck birthday. please join me in recognizing sue and chuck for 25 years of providing the university of miami community with the opportunity to host insightful and a provocative leaders from all walks of life. [applause] >> i also want the students to thank them for generously donating 300 secretary rice's very big books which were given to the first 300 students who attended this year's event. [applause] >> the university takes no credit for doing this. i want to thank our very good friend of the books and books, the university met with him recently to discuss launching a new partnership to bring speakers to the campus and one week later he called to say we are going to have an opportunity to host the secretaries first public tour event. i think this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship. thank you very much. [applause] >> now they have sponsored other distinguished speakers, the founder ross pero
CNN
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm EST
figified to see it succeeded. >> let's take a break. we want to talk about all things foreign policy. john kerry made his first speech and said there is no such thing as foreign policy. that everything foreign impacts on america's domestic affairs. >> another one is argo poster over here is signed and a photograph of me and tony mendez, a hero in the cia that helped get out our six host ainls from the cainl ages from the canadian embassy. ...people noticed. ♪ the all-new cadillac ats -- 2013 north american car of the year. ♪ for a limited time, take advantage of this exceptional offer on the all-new cadillac ats. begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk po
CNN
Feb 22, 2013 3:00am EST
to see it succeeded. >> let's take a break. we want to talk about all things foreign policy. john kerry made his first speech and said there is no such thing as foreign policy. that everything foreign impacts on america's domestic affairs. >> another one is argo poster over here is signed and a photograph of me and tony mendez, a hero in the cia that helped get out our six hostages from the canadian embassy. >>> i came here purposefully to underscore that in today's global world, there is no long every anything foreign about foreign policy. more than ever before, the decisions we make from the safety of our shores don't just ripple outward, they also create a current right here in america. >> secretary of state john kerry offering his view on u.s. foreign policy, his interview with former president jimmy carter, john kerry has a point. almost everything america does on the foreign stage these days does have a direct exact back home. >> the morning of president obama's inauguration, john kerry and his wife came to my hotel room and we had a long conversation about the future of ame
MSNBC
Feb 20, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> to his first major foreign policy address, john kerry said the biggest threat may end up to bring the u.s. to itself. speaking at the university of virginia, warning that the dysfunction in washington when it comes to the economy hurt his credibility. we also said in the global world, there is no longer anything foreign about foreign policy. take a look. >> how we conduct our foreign policy matters more than ever before to our everyday lives. to the opportunities of all the students i met standing outside, whatever year they are here, thinking about the future. it's important not just in terms of the threats we face, but the products that we buy, the goods that we sell and the opportunity that we provide for economic growth and vitality. it's not just about whether we will be compelled to send our troops to another battle, but whether we will be able to send graduates into a thriving workforce. >> joining me now is national security reporter brian bender and former ambassador to greece. it's good to have you here. i want to start with you. what is your impression of how john
CNN
Feb 22, 2013 12:00am EST
. >> let's take a break. we want to talk about all things foreign policy. john kerry made his first speech and said there is no such thing as foreign policy. that everything foreign impacts on america's domestic affairs. >> another one is argo poster over here is signed and a photograph of me and tony mendez, a hero in the cia that helped get out our six host 02:08:ainl ages from the canadian embassy. when you have diabetes... your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone ch
CSPAN
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am EST
foreign policy in a speech at the university of virginia. and on "washington journal," a look at gun ownership in america. >> several live events to tell you about today. the georgetown university law center host a daylong for him on, state, and local energy policies on c-span two at nine o'clock 30 eastern. also at nine o'clock 30 east -- also at 9:30 eastern, the us- india relations at the carnegie endowment for international peace. and they look at sequestration, and automatic spending cuts set to go into effect march 1 that will affect federal workers. that is a 2 --- that is at 2:30 p.m. eastern. >> from the start, we told the board that the approach we were going to take, pretty straightforward. remember, we were set -- sent there to fix gm. that was the mission. go make this thing a viable company again. so we were all focused, and brought the message we are going to design, build, and sell the world's best vehicles. we are going to move quickly, we need your support, your input, and so we changed a few things about the board meeting. we shortened them considerably. we stayed
WHUT
Feb 18, 2013 8:30am EST
the world. >> foreign policy is actually not foreign. >> america has faced great hardship before and each time we have risen to the challenge. >> the ultimate test is to move our society from where it is to where it has never been. >> join us as we explore today's most critical global issues, join us for great decisions. >> great decisions is produced by the foreign policy association, inspiring americans to learn more about the world. sponsorship of great decisions is provided by credit suisse, eni, the hurford foundation, and pricewaterhousecoopers llp. >> coming up next: joint strike: nato and the u.s. in the 21st century. (instrumental music) >> in washington the united states breaks a 170-year-old tradition as it joins 11 nations in the signing of the atlantic defense treaty. president truman keynotes our position, which for the first time binds this country to a military agreement during days of peace. >> if there is anything certain today, if there is anything inevitable in the future it is the will of the people of the world for freedom and for peace. >> the north atlantic tr
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 1:20pm EST
camps in its foreign policy. on the one hand, you have a way for people who typically described as the liberal internationalists, people who believe in nation in the u.n. to not just be this kind of diplomatic table for everybody negotiates and argues the debate that lets their views be known, but something which is supposed to take on local governance and take aspects of sovereignty from sovereign states. we, the united states, have traditionally been suspicious of that. the reason is we are the world hegemon that we are not going to wind up seeking that kind of authority to the united nations. but there was a very significant chunk of the incoming foreign policy establishment they really did believe this and saw this has the way forward. at the same time, they were counterbalanced by wayne of the democratic party and the obama administration and led really by secretary clinton of new realist to the that the bush idealism. what caught neoconservatives and in foreign policy, but it's the conservative form of idealism about democracy, transforming countries, making things better by doin
CBS
Feb 17, 2013 10:30am EST
the foreign policy front, some of the best foreign policy reporters in the business. david ignatius is with the "washington post," of course. tom ricks used to work for the "poat" is now contributing editor to "foreign policy" magazine and margaret brennan is our cbs news state department correspondent. before we get to foreign subjects here on earth, i want to talk about matters from outer space, and that meteorite that fell over siberia and injured over 1,000 people. so we're going back to new york to talk with the science editor and senior editor of "time" magazine jeffrey chewinger. jeffrey, let me start with the obvious. this thing caught our attention. there's no question about that. should we be worried about this? do these things pose a danger to those of us here on earth? >> well, they do and they don't. there's some comfort to be takenarchs we report in "time" magazine this week, that the earth has been playing in traffic for about 4 billion years now especially the time calmed the heavy bombardment period when the solar system hadn't quite acreeded yet. even today, every
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 1:00am PST
defer that judgment to history. as to the comment i made about the most dangerous foreign policy decision since vietnam was about not just the surge, but the overall war of choice going into iraq. >> ah. not just about the surge, it was about the overall war of choice going into iraq. right. so is john mccain trying to relitigate that? the overall war of choice going into iraq? is he trying to relitigate that the decision to go into iraq was a disaster? yes, actually, yes. that is what this is all about, an effort to rehabilitate the iraq war in the american mind, to make it seem like it was success, or at least that it wasn't a bad idea, or at least that it wasn't the biggest foreign policy disaster since vietnam, or at least that it wasn't a scandal that ought to scar everybody associated with it in american politics for the rest of their careers. and because being wrong about the iraq war was not just an individual scandal, but a big scandal, this ends up being a big project, this revisionist history, until we come clean about this. until we get honest about it. until we can draw a lin
WHUT
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am EST
approach to american foreign policy was marked by a muscular commitment to the ideal of democracy. her story began in far away lands, she was born in czechoslovakia before the start of world war ii. she looks back at her childhood in her latest book called "prague winter: a personal story of remembrance and war." the paper back version is just out. i am pleased to have her on this program. welcome. >> wonderful to visit you. thank you. >> rose: you told me about this wonderful organization that you have started which is called -- which is all about the former foreign ministers around the world. >> it's sponsored by aspin, it's the aspin foreign ministers forum we its unofficial name is madeleine and her exes. >> rose: (laughs) >> and we meet a couple times a year talk and share a lot of experience. i have a business, i have a global consulting firm and i teach at georgetown and i'm chairman of the board of the national democratic institute which is something that was started in the '80s by ronald reagan. >> rose: tell me what you think the test in syria is. >> i think the test is
WHUT
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
u.s. foreign policy, are really concerned about the fact that intelligence -- one of the stated goals to improve the quality of military [indiscernible] it has objectives and we have to question those objectives are. in the cases i am most familiar with, one of them is my personal family's history. my family is from haiti. he was occupied by the u.s. -- haiti was occupied by the u.s. my great, great uncle was part of the resistance movement tried to fight the u.s. marines occupying haiti, and he died trying to protect the freedom of haiti. my personal research actually is [indiscernible] surely before finding out about this, i was reading up on u.s. support of the financial support, logistical support of the regime and helping to keep him and placed third he was a brutal dictatorship that killed tens of thousands of people. just helpingwe're to improve whether it is to interviewing techniques -- there's no way to control what are the alternate bowles that these techniques -- ultimate goals that these techniques will be used examples are fabricated weapons of mass destruction, and so i
NBC
Feb 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
muscle on foreign policy. they haven't had many victories in terms of a lot of foreign policy, a lot of their policies have been discreditted by what we have seen over the last years in terms of the prosecution of the war on terror. so i think that's it. but i also think obama didn't do himself any favors by picking hagel. in some ways he's the only guy that wants hagel. democrats are not that excited about having hagel there. republicans are not happy. they want to drag it out. chris: what are you hearing from your reporters? >> i think that's right. the sense is he will be confirmed but there's still more time so we don't know what could happen. something new could come out. >> absolutely. >> change. chris: i think there may be a brilliant strategy. slow it down, slow it down, hope something breaks. bad news comes out of the woodwork. let's talk about something coming up on the subject of the march 1 showdown known as sequester. you wrote your new e-book called "here's the deal" in part, quote, democrats have gone on record as accepting a much longer list of specific debt-reduction me
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 10:00am EST
on foreign policy for the next four years and later, we will hear about the future of civilian operations in iraq and of kasten with the assistance secretary of state. -- and afghanistan with the assistant secretary of state at 12:30 eastern from the council on foreign relations here on c- span. the associated press is reporting this morning that the obama administration is responding today to recent reports that the chinese government is tied to a large number of cyber attacks on the u.s.. if the administration released a report that it will consider fines and other trade actions against china or any other country guilty of cyber espionage. we will continue to follow that story and bring you any remarks that may come out from administration officials today. the supreme court is expected to hear arguments in late march in two prominent cases that could test the bounds of laws restricting gay marriage. authors of "recently released book some day marriage recently debated the issue at harvard university. it is and about how to by the federalist society at harvard. this is one hou
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 4:00pm EST
delivers his first speech about challenges in us foreign policy. the calls on congress to avoid the automatic spending cuts that could jeopardize more than $2 billion in foreign aid, security assistance, and international programs. this is just under an hour. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you so much. hello, uva. it is great to be back on the grounds. i want to say to president sullivan what a treat it is to be here with you. thank you for hosting this great occasion. to my friend robert hurt, served with him in state government and now we travel to washington together. i look forward to good work together, especially if on this occasion to introduce secretary kerry and to introduce uva to the secretary. as i walked onto the stage i had a memory. on this stage with my dear friend, uva board member alan -- in a debate for lieutenant governor, a primary debate for lieutenant governor in the february of 2001. the first debate i've ever been in as -- >> [inaudible] [laughter] >> so good to have you here, alan.this is a wonderful occasion. the founder of the university being t
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 8:45pm EST
them to different segments of foreign policy. there are fine scholars to do this type of work and their places here in washington d.c. spending time doing this. other our students you're interested in these things and what is the established orthodoxy today. there are plenty of opportunities thank there are plenty of opportunities thanks to heritage federal are available to find out where they are, how you apply and starting to work and starting to work and politics are policy with the institutional problems that i talk about. >> i am curious germany was the origin of social welfare that they have a strong economy. do you have any insight? >> i talk about that because germany is the allied air the modern welfare state as we know it the great lover of freedom he set up the welfare state because urban industrial workers were voting for the social democratic party. he thought how we deal with it? we show them we can take care of their needs it wasn't noble but how to buy a short circuit the growing support of large numbers of people that were a political party that did more market oriented
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 3:30pm EST
for the making of foreign policy. and of course, the expanded nato. it made no sense and the cold war is ending. it took credit for the winning of the cold war and more members from russia, even as george bush did, the former republic of the soviet union. into this alliance and you wonder why the russians are upset about that. and then finally clinton lost his nerve on things of this country needed to do in terms of international agreements. we need to be part of this be part of this ban on cluster bombs. all of the nations have signed these packs. it is what they call the rogue nations, and then we have the united states. then we get to george bush, and it is possible to talk about those eight years. the fact that this country reelected him does not say very much for any of us anywhere. always had misuse of intelligence to a certain degree. the mexican war in the 1840s, the spanish-american war. in vietnam as well. that was based on the misuse of intelligence. but you never had systematic distortion of intelligence the way that you had in the run-up to the iraqi war. you've never
FOX News
Feb 17, 2013 12:30pm PST
speech itself. aaron david miller, you know, there was no foreign policy this week, and he called mr. obama the extricater in chief, a praise i rather liked, but other than that, i really found the commentary westbound quite dreary about a quite uninspiring and effective speech. >> the point is most liberal like these things. there's nothing in this particularly liberal. and it's gotten to the point that if you're a liberal you have to like every idea that barack obama has. and since 1980, i don't understand, like, why are-- the economy isd now and he wants to talk about raising the minimum wage? i mean, it just isn't-- this is not an inspiring reaction to what's going on. >> jon: cal. >> i wrote in a column this week, a higher authority to. and the president, the recycling old ideas. the guys are so deep in the tank with this guy if he came up they'd suffer from the bends. he didn't call the president a liar, but came close to it said all of his claims were fantastic. he mentioned head start. he wants pre-k, 3 to 4, and head start has been shown to be a failure. >> like he's a smart
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 2:00am PST
benghazi attack. he told "foreign policy magazine," quote, we need to know what the president's conversations were. i would vote no on thursday to disclosure unless the information is provide. by tuesday, or almost every day of the week, he said the president has responded to his satisfaction. but he didn't vote for closure. here's his latest. watch. >> there are still questions outstanding. i believe that senators have the right to have those questions answered. the senators and i had questions today. but there are other questions. >> like can you give us a copy of every speech you every gave krks you give us a dollar-for-dollar assessment for every dollar you made? by ta way, if you don't, we're going to accuse you. and joy, by the way, you're younger than i am by many, many years. we went back and looked at the innuendo. i don't know what he's running for. people say attorney general. i don't know why he's -- >> yeah, he's not running for president because i think he was born in canada. you said earlier in your introduce, chris, that john mccain occasionally remember wlos he
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 8:00pm EST
anything foreign about foreign policy. more than ever before, the decisions that we make from the safety of our shores don't just ripped out words, they also -- don't just ripple outswards, but they also creates a current right here in america. how we conduct our foreign policy matters more than ever before to our everyday lives, to the opportunities of all the students i met standing outside, would every year they are here, thinking about the future. it is important not just in terms of the correct that we face but the products that we buy, the good that we sell, and the opportunities that we provide for economic growth and vitality. it's not just about whether we will be compelled to send our troops to another battle, but whether we will be able to send our graduates into a thriving workforce. that's what i am here today. i'm here because our lives as americans are more intertwined than ever before with the lives of people in parts of the world that we may have never visited. and the global challenge is of diplomacy, development, economic security, environmental security, you wi
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 4:30pm EST
-policy to protect our interest in the world. a wise investment in foreign- policy can yield the same return for a nation that education does for a student. no investment that we make that is as strong as this investment puts forward such a sizable benefit for ourselves and our fellow citizens of the world you'. that is why i wanted to he the hummers issue with you today -- that is why i wanted to have this conversation with you today. when i talk about a small investment in foreign-policy in the united states, i mean it. not so long ago, someone asked the american people, how big is our international affairs budget? most i get at any five percent of our national budget. -- 25% of of our national budget. they wanted to. back to 10% of the national budget. if only that were true. that is 10 times greater than what we actually invest. our foreign-policy budget is only 1%. over 1% funds also billion in foreign affairs efforts. every embassy in every program that sees a child from dirty drinking water or from aids and reaches out to build a village and bring american values. we are not ta
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 2:30pm EST
experienced foreign-policy president. he listened to people who really wanted to precipitate the war. perhaps it would impetuously without appropriate evidence regarding wmds. that can be seen as an experienced leadership and later on the intelligence was proven not to have been there. here's the fun part, if you're trying to get these ideas and compare them, the "lord of the rings" has its own to talk about assault. remember the leader of the free peoples? actually come he has no official position. other leaders won't listen to him. the two monarchs i have reference tab in one case, the more powerful of the two kingdoms, dinosaur has gone mad. he has been seduced and the leader row on has been we which, another wizard i mention. kim dolph is fighting fiercely and pursuing diplomacy to get these leaders to listen to him and saying we are going to be really in a deep, dark place if we do not prepare properly for the war that's coming up for various complex reasons, the incompetence weakens the free people and makes them more prone to a word they will lose. notice the comparison with i
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